Grammy Award winning composer/musician Chip Davis is one of the most successful innovators and entrepreneurs in music today. He is the creator of Mannheim Steamroller, the #1 Christmas music artist in history and one of the top 50 best-selling artists of all times with over 40 million records sold, 27 million in the Christmas genre alone.
Over three decades ago, Davis transformed popular instrumental music by combining classical compositions, rock rhythms, harpsichords and recorders with electric bass and synthesizers. He is credited with creating the New Age music genre and went on to revolutionize the sounds of Christmas, transforming the holiday music season into the huge industry it is today.
Distinctive instrumental interpretations of traditional holiday songs from around the world. Includes God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen; Deck the Halls; We Three Kings; Good King Wenceslas; Stille Nacht; Coventry Carol , and more.
Arranged, conducted and produced by Chip Davis.
- 35th Anniversary Edition
- Vinyl LP
|Jackson Berkey||Baldwin SD-10, Davis harsichord, clavichord, toy piano, Prophet 5, Fender Rhodes, vocals, camel bells|
|Eric Hansen||lute, bass|
|Chip Davis||drums, percussion, recorder/solos and chorus, Black Oak Hammered Dulcimer, soprano Dulcian, Crumhorn, camel bells, vocals|
|Ron Cooley||classical guitar and 12 string|
|Steve Shipps||violin solos|
|David Kappy||French horn|
|David Low||cello solos|
|Willis Ann Ross||flute|
|Ron Dabbs||sand storm, camel bells|
- Deck The Halls
- We Three Kings
- Bring A Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
- Covertry Carol
- Good King Wenceslas
- Wassail, Wassail
- Carol Of The Birds
- I Saw Three Ships
- God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen
- God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen - Rock
- Stille Nacht (Silent Night)